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4/8/2014
U-T San Diego
Features Sheila Crowe, MD, and Martin Kagnoff, MD
3/24/2014
NBC News
Features Jeffrey Schwimmer, MD
3/4/2014
Scott LaFee
Listen to your body: sometimes it's trying to tell you something is wrong. Here are 10 symptoms you shouldn't ignore.
3/3/2014
KPBS
Features Sheila Crowe, MD
1/29/2014
UC San Diego Health System is a recipient of Healthgrades’ “Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence.” Top performing hospitals were selected based on clinical excellence across a broad spectrum of care in specialty areas such as cardiac and n ...
12/10/2013
Jackie Carr
To create a better patient experience for people with chronic disease, UC San Diego Health System has implemented shared medical appointments, a pilot program to increase access to physicians and aid patient education.
12/10/2013
WNDU
Features Alexander Kuo, MD
11/5/2013
U-T San Diego
Features Sheila Crowe, MD
10/15/2013
Naturally Selected
Features Kim Barrett, PhD
10/7/2013
Innovation Toronto
Features Kaitlyn Kelly, MD, and Santiago Horgan, MD
10/2/2013
Surgeons at UC San Diego Health System have performed the region’s first robotic gastrectomy, a potentially lifesaving procedure to remove a section of the stomach after a diagnosis of gastric cancer. Aided by a da Vinci robot, surgeons remove the disease ...
8/21/2013
Vedolizumab, a new intravenous antibody medication, has shown positive results for treating both Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, according to researchers at the University of California San Diego, School of Medicine.
8/5/2013
Organized mailing campaigns could substantially increase colorectal cancer screening among uninsured patients, a study published in the August 5 online edition of JAMA Internal Medicine reveals. The research also suggests that a non-invasive colorectal sc ...
7/16/2013
UC San Diego Health System is once again ranked among the nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-14 “America’s Best Hospitals” issue.